The action of marking one’s pleasure at an important event or occasion by engaging in enjoyable, typically social, activity: the birth of his son was a cause for celebration a birthday celebration
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- It seems the smaller the town the bigger the pride and the more the events of celebration.
- It's the final morning and so in celebration we order the full Irish Breakfast from the comfort of our bed.
- We were simply there to paint the town red by way of celebration for Stuart's birthday.
early 16th century: from Latin celebratio(n-), from the verb celebrare (see celebrate).